And for her sophomore effort, Jennifer Kent went for the jugular.
It’s not a perfect film, and the script could be tighter with less broad humour, however what can you really expect from a film based on an app.
The script for Animals is excellent. But from a direction perspective, there lacks subtlety at times and there are times that the film glosses over parts of the story that it could have afforded to go further in on.
Brittany Runs A Marathon does come across formulaic which may lessen the emotion the story evokes and while the happy ending does come to celebrate the achievement of the main character, it doesn’t gloss over the ugly parts either.
Chadha has a lot to live up to after the success of Bend It Like Beckham, and fortunately this is a strong return to form.
This is Tarantino’s most romantic film. Not just a love letter to cinema, but an enduring look at our tradition to entertain ourselves.
Booksmart is a rare gem that aims to be progressive, feminist and inclusive, and it works.